George Stigler, whose studies on the impact of government...

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December 06, 1991

George Stigler, whose studies on the impact of government regulation won the 1982 Nobel Prize for economics, died of heart failure in Chicago Sunday at age 80. Mr. Stigler and economist Milton Friedman helped shape the Chicago school of economics, which emphasizes free enterprise and less regulation. His book "The Theory of Competitive Price" was one of the first modern textbooks on microeconomics.

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